Ex Testing and Certification (ExTC) is Australia’s leading independent explosive atmosphere Testing Laboratory (ExTL) and Certifying Body (ExCB) and is accredited under the IECEx and ANZEx schemes.

Equipment installed in explosive areas typically requires Ex Certification. ExTC work with our customers through the testing and auditing process, right up to issuing a Certificate of Conformity within the ANZEx or IECEx Schemes.


“Using our world class experienced and dedicated experts, state-of-the-art equipment, and accredited systems; Ex Testing and Certification provide customers with rapid assessments and certification to internationally recognised standards”

explosive atmosphere testing certification audit

Ex Testing

As an accepted IECEx Test Lab (ExTL), Ex Testing and Certification can issue an IECEx Test Report (ExTR) – the first step in gaining a Certificate of Conformity, certifying a product that may be used in an explosive atmosphere.

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Ex Certification

ExTC is accepted under the IECEx Scheme as a Certification Body (ExCB) and as such are approved to provide internationally recognised certification for products subjected to potentially explosive atmospheres.

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Quality Assessment Reports

The staff at Ex Testing and Certification are trained to perform audits of quality systems and facilities in Australia and internationally for Ex product manufacturers and service facilities.

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About Ex Testing and Certification

Ex Testing and Certification have 20 years experience in this high specialty field. Our expert staff have collectively over 60 years experience in design evaluation and testing of equipment used in explosive atmospheres.

ExTC have been examined and accepted by NATA, IECEx, ANZEx and JAS-ANZ.

The IECEx reports and certificates we provide open a pathway for acceptance in the countries that participate in the IECEx system, including Australia. We can also arrange ATEX certification with our international partners.

Our features:

  • Compliance with occupational health and safety requirements, ensuring employee and facility safety for the specific requirements for products used in explosive atmospheres
  • Full product safety compliance and certification prior to product placement
  • Dramatically reduced approval times and costs by using harmonised standards and test protocols
  • Highly experienced explosion protection experts, with recognition internationally
  • Impartial, independent, and confidential


As a leading testing and certification facility, ExTC have these pages available to outline some of the details around Explosive Atmosphere testing and certifications.

Ex Protection Types

Protection Types

hzardous zone classifications

Hazardous Zones

Ex temperature classification

Temperature Classifications

Ex Protection Levels

Protection Levels

equipment groups

Equipment Groups

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